Danny Devito Biography

Daniel Michael "Danny" DeVito, Jr. is an American actor, comedian, producer and director. He first gained prominence for his portrayal of taxi dispatcher Louie De Palma on Taxi, for which he won a Golden Globe and an Emmy. He went on to become a major film star, known for his roles in films and for his voiceover work in films.

DeVito co-founded Jersey Films with Michael Shamberg. Soon afterwards, Stacey Sher became an equal partner. The production company is known for films such as Pulp Fiction, Garden State, and Freedom Writers. DeVito also owns Jersey Television, which produced the Comedy Central series Reno 911!. DeVito and wife Rhea Perlman starred together in his 1996 film Matilda, based on Roald Dahl's children's novel. He currently stars as Frank Reynolds on the FXX sitcom It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia. He also directs and produces graphic short horror films for his Internet venture The Blood Factory. He has appeared in several of them, as have friends of his and members of his family. He starred in One Direction's music video "Steal My Girl" in 2014. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Danny Devito
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Film Producer, Television producer, Film director, Television Director, Actor, Businessperson, Screenwriter, Voice Actor, Comedian, Singer
Ethnicity:
Italian American
Religion:
Catholicism, Judaism
Date of Birth:
November 17, 1944 (73)
Astrological Sign:
Scorpio
Marriages
Danny Devito Timeline
  • 1992-06-19
    "Batman Returns", starring Michael Keaton as Batman, Danny Devito as the Penguin, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman, is released
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